On today’s show: Ahmaud Arbery’s killers go to court a midst the allegations of racial slurs uttered during the on-camera murder. Also Al Sharpton and members of George Floyd’s family memroialze him in a nationally broadcast service
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On today’s show: We continue our series on police violence against Native Americans in the Twin Cities and around the country. Also a brand new edition of Flashpoints Election Crimes Bulletin, featuring muckraking reporter greg palast. And Ben Crump, the lawyer for George Floyd speaks out About the murder and issues a clarion call for … Continued
Today on Flashpoints: The cold killer cop who strangled the life out of George Floyd was also part of the shooting squad of cops that gunned down a native american man in 2006. We’ll look at police violence against Native Americans in the Twin Cities, Also, we’ll get the first of series of reports from … Continued
Today on Flashpoints: We’ll analyze and reflect on the weekends massive national protests against racist police violence in response to the choke-hold murder of George Floyd by a white Minneapolis police office on May 25. Unbelievable scenes of massive protests rocked over 20 cities including the capital Washington DC where streets burned this weekend and … Continued
Today on the Show: We’ll talk to the president of the Georgia NAACP about the latest unchecked chain of police murders of black people, and how local prosecutor often times cover them up. Also a new poem by the award winning, Latino Bard, Martin Espada
Today on the Show: Today we’ll spend most of the hour with human rights activist, Kevin Alexander Gray, author of Killing Trayvons: An Anthology of American Violence:
Today on the Show: A special edition of the Electronic Intifada as Israel still evades accountability for their Mavi Marmara massacre, 10 years after it took place.
Today on the Show: Are disaster capitalists weaponizing COVID-19 in the battle to privatize public education? Also we’ll look at the deadly implications of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s possibly illegal decision to funnel US weapons to Saudis to support and expand their murderous war against Yemen.
Today on the Show: A sobering assessment of the fight against covid19 on Memorial DAY, as Trump goes golfing and declares the USA open for business. We raise the question:Can we be more like Vietnam? Is this the critical covid-19 question we should be asking? Also Food-fight With Keith McHenry will celebrate Food Not Bombs … Continued
Today on the Show: H-2A visa guest workers facing off with covid 19 and the US Government. Also we remember Earth First activist and Wobbly Organizer, Judi Bari and we’ll took to a tree-sitter up in Humbolt, defending the last of the Redwoods